Alibaba founder briefed on IT sector development

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Informa­tion Technology and Tele­com­munication Anu­sha Rah­man discussed developments in Pakis­tan’s information and communication technology sector (ICT) with Chairman and Founder of Alibaba Group Jack Ma, according to a press release on Wednesday.

Ms Rahman is currently on a visit to Geneva for participation in the ongoing United Nations Conference on Trade and Development E-Commerce Week 2017.

During the meeting, the minister briefed Mr Ma on recent developments in the IT and telecom sector in Pakistan as more than 40 million people were connected through mobile broadband in the last two years. Ms Rahman highlighted several initiatives being undertaken for ICT penetration in the country.

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